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  • Vegging out

    Vegging out
    Anyone who has tried to travel while minding a serious diet probably has had to compromise. After being offered only risotto or pasta at several restaurants in Italy, a vegetarian friend ordered "steak and baked potato, but hold the steak" in self-...
  • Jewel on the upper Mississippi River

     Jewel on the upper Mississippi River
    DUBUQUE, Iowa — Mark Twain knew what he was talking about in a Tribune interview 127 years ago, discussing the virtues of the upper Mississippi River. The big river around Hannibal, Mo., where he grew up, is less interesting, less scenic, he said,...
  • Figure skater Gracie Gold hopes she's as good as her name

    Figure skater Gracie Gold hopes she's as good as her name
    Her first name describes the refinement and polish figure skater Grace Elizabeth Gold embodies at her best, enhancing her huge, difficult jumps and the luminous smile she outlines with her trademark red lipstick. Her last name says what she's pursuing...
  • Sochi Olympics: Kaitlyn Farrington pulls surprise in women's halfpipe

    Sochi Olympics: Kaitlyn Farrington pulls surprise in women's halfpipe
    SOCHI, Russia — The cowgirl got the gold. Kaitlyn Farrington, the 24-year-old daughter of ski bums in Sun Valley, Idaho, produced the run of her life Wednesday night at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park. What resulted was a newly minted Olympic...
  • Good, old Mackinac Island makes updates

    Good, old Mackinac Island makes updates
    MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. — On a warm spring day before the tourist crush arrives, there is nowhere in the world like Mackinac Island. It's like summer without crowds. Like getting a seat backstage. It's a season of daffodils — the tulips not...
  • Letters: Remembering Cal Worthington

    Letters: Remembering Cal Worthington
    Re "Car dealer with dog Spot," Obituary, Sept. 10 I remember as a young boy watching Sunday morning television on our fuzzy, black-and-white, 12-inch screen while waiting for my mom and dad to get ready for church. I'd watch lengthy car commercials,...
  • Savoring Bora Bora

    Savoring Bora Bora
    BORA BORA, French Polynesia — It was just after 6 a.m. when the sound of a ship's horn awakened us. My husband, Jeff, and I looked at each other sleepily, then scrambled to our knees so we could look out the window above our bed. There it was in all...
  • Taking the scenic route on the Rocky Mountaineer train

    Taking the scenic route on the Rocky Mountaineer train
    ABOARD THE ROCKY MOUNTAINEER IN WESTERN CANADA — The land, baronial and steep, dwarfs this 20-car train as it snakes through the wilderness. Go ahead, smudge your nose up against the wide windows. Slip outside into the warm, pine-scented vestibule...
  • Bora Bora's beauty deserves a lasting look

    Bora Bora's beauty deserves a lasting look
    BORA BORA, French Polynesia It was just after 6 a.m. when the sound of a ship's horn awakened us. My husband, Jeff, and I looked at each other sleepily, then scrambled to our knees so we could look out the window above our bed. There it was in all its...
  • Business profile: Tail Waggers

    Business profile: Tail Waggers
    Kathleen L. Muscolino, 56, of Berkeley, owns Tail Waggers, a dog-grooming facility in Naperville. The shop at 1807 S. Washington St. also sells boutique items and wellness products, including grain-free food and treats for dogs and cats. When did you...
  • The Netherlands: Comfort and joy at Apenheul primate park

     The Netherlands: Comfort and joy at Apenheul primate park
    APELDOORN, NETHERLANDS — Dozens of black-and-yellow squirrel monkeys scampered around us, some running above on high ropes, others swooping in close to us as we walked. This was one of the many delights of the Apenheul, a primate park in rural...